A retired CIA Chief of Station and current President of Americans for Intel Reform spoke with Big League Politics on Monday regarding Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) Chinese spy infiltration and the state of American cybersecurity.
Brad Johnson is a retired CIA official with a plethora of insight into how intel operations, both foreign and domestic, are run.
Feinstein has denied that the spy, who was on her payroll for 20 years as her driver and staffer, obtained any classified information.
“To look at [the Chinese spy infiltration] and say, well, he had no access to classified information is misleading, and it’s purposefully misleading,” Johnson said.
As her driver, Johnson said that the spy would have been privy to her every day conversations.
“He knew every person she was talking to, what they were talking about, what they were working on together, [and] a lot of those phone calls would have been back to other staffers, Senators, her own staff back in Washington, D.C., and so on.”
Johnson also expressed concern that the infiltrator may have had access to Feinstein’s donors, giving him leverage to use against her.
WATCH the full groundbreaking interview:
Locked and Loaded: Pentagon Grants Soldiers in DC Power to use Lethal Force
The National Guard have been authorized to use lethal force, if needed.
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy has authorized the twenty thousand National Guard members providing security around the U.S. Capitol to carry lethal weapons as Washington, D.C., braces for Inauguration Day.
“On January 12, 2021, National Guardsmen were given authorization to be armed in support of the U.S. Capitol Police to protect the U.S. Capitol and individual members of Congress and their staff,” according to a statement from the D.C. National Guard, which is commanding Guard forces in the city, including units deployed from six other states, to provide security for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week,” the DC National Guard revealed in a statement “This was requested by federal authorities and authorized by the Secretary of the Army.”
The National Guard Bureau declined to specify what weapons troops would carry.
“National Guard members are postured to meet the requirements of the supported civil authorities, up to and including protective equipment and being armed if necessary,” said the statement. “The public’s safety is our top priority.”
Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, told media members on Monday that a force of up to 15,000 will deploy to D.C. with all their issued equipment, including their individual weapons. So if the need arises, “they are close by and they are readily accessible.”
The Pentagon initially authorized up to six thousand two hundred Guard members from Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania to deploy to D.C. on federal status to maintain security through Inauguration Day.
The history of National Guard members being a part of the presidential inauguration dates back to the first inauguration of President George Washington in 1789.
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